Rio Grande School's mission is to challenge each child's intellect, to inspire each child's imagination, and to nurture each child's desire to learn.
Rio Grande School's families come from all over the nation as well as New Mexico.
We welcome interested families to contact the school for a tour.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Rio Grande School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade
Rio Grande School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rachel Gantt
Endowment Size
$6 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • Rio Grande School's mission is to challenge each child's intellect, to inspire each child's imagination, and to nurture each child's desire to learn. Rio Grande School's families come from all over the nation as well as New Mexico. We welcome interested families to contact the school for a tour.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Rio Grande School?

The acceptance rate of Rio Grande School is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 87%. Rio Grande School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in New Mexico with low acceptance rates.

Does Rio Grande School offer a summer program?

Yes, Rio Grande School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Rio Grande School offer?

Rio Grande School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Swimming.

What is Rio Grande School's ranking?

Rio Grande School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Rio Grande School?

The application deadline for Rio Grande School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average acceptance rate in Santa Fe, NM is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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